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Byzantine Empire_Constans II-2401019-008_back_DSC_0022a_2019.04.014B.tif
The late Roman/Byzantine ruler Constans II was also called Constantine the Bearded. He is depicted with long beard and moustache, wearing a crown and chlamys (a short, fine woolen mantle worn by men in ancient Greece) and holding globus cruciger, a…

Byzantine Empire_Maur.Tiberius_2795031-001_back_DSC_0005a_2019.04.011B.tif
This coin illustrates a frontal bust of Emperor Maurice of Constantinople (lived 539-602 CE) on its obverse side. The coin depicts Maurice in a Christ-like fashion--he is clean shaven, does not have distinguishing facial features, and holds a cross…
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